Category: Highlights

Edward Egelman-Structure of a Chaperone-Usher Pilus Reveals the Molecular Basis of Rod Uncoiling

Ed has reported another interesting discovery in the following paper in Cell:       See the article below in the Daily Mail:       Congratulations, Ed!

Harrison Distinguished Professorship awarded to Edward Egelman

I am very pleased to begin the New Year with a piece of great news.  Professor Ed Egelman has just been elected to an endowed professorship:  The Harrison Distinguished Professorship…

Dr. Edward Egelman proflied in Biophysics Society newsletter

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Dr. Yuh-Hwa Wang receives NIH Funding

Dr. Yuh-Hwa Wang received a grant from NIH to study The Role of Fragile Sites in RET/PTC Rearrangement.  The project will span 5 years and the project summary for this…

Edward Egelman receives Competitive Renewal of Actin Studies from NIGMS

Project Summary: Actin is one of the most abundant human proteins, but very little understanding exists about why actin is so highly conserved. Over 350 million years of evolution there…

Edward Egelman receives NSF Grant: DMREF: Collaborative Research: Helical Protein Assemblies by Design

Edward Egelman received a collaborative research grant with Emory University. Molecular self-assembly is a fundamental principle of life, with cells having mastered this process to encode incredible diversity of function.…

Bayliss, Dutta, Gomez, Stankovic Honored as Distinguished U.Va. Scientists

Distinguished Scientist Awards, UVa, Nov 11, 20Bayliss, Dutta, Gomez, Stankovic Honored as Distinguished U.Va. Scientists | UVA Today Four pre-eminent University of Virginia faculty researchers – pharmacologist Doug Bayliss, biochemist…

Powerful Microscope Solves Plant Virus Mystery – and Could Help Humans

Powerful Microscope Solves Plant Virus Mystery – and Could Help Humans August 20, 2015 Josh Barney A hugely destructive plant virus so flexible that it has resisted efforts to describe…

Edward Egelman-on “A virus that infects a hyperthermophile encapsidates A-form DNA in Science

A virus that infects a hyperthermophile encapsidates A-form DNA Frank DiMaio,1* Xiong Yu,2* Elena Rensen,3 Mart Krupovic,3 David Prangishvili,3† Edward H. Egelman2† Extremophiles, microorganisms thriving in extreme environmental conditions, must have proteins…